Investment in cycling

On this page I’ll track the commitments to investing in cycling by Central Government. Hopefully I’ll be able to track these all the way from announcement to delivery.

Have I missed anything?

Cycling England 2005 – £5,000,000 – Source

Cycling England 2006 – £10,000,000 – Source

Cycling England 2007 – £10,000,000 – Source

Cycling England 2008/2009 – £20,000,000 – Source

Cycling England 2009/10 – £60,000,000 – Source

Cycling England 2010/11 – £60,000,000 – Source

Local Sustainable Transport Fund – £530,000,000 – 13th December 2010 – to be spent 2011 to 2015, not all of this is for cycling!

Community Linking Places Fund Tranche 1 – £15,000,000 – 7th February 2012 – List of projects supported is here, 8million to Sustrans, 7million to Cycle Rail Working Group (CRWG)

Danger hotspots within London – £15,000,000 – 21st March 2012 – I’m not really sure where this has been spent or where it was officially announced

Dangerous Junctions outside London – £15,000,000 – 26th June 2012 – more details to be given in Autumn 2012. 4th April 2013 – List of schemes announced (press release says £40m but £20m is the amount funded by by the DfT. Extra £5m came from the topup announced 28th November below)

Local Sustainable Transport Fund topup – £40,000,000 – 27th June 2012 – to be spent 2011 to 2015 as well. Not all of this is for cycling, indicative split provided above.

Dangerous Junctions outside London topup – £5,000,000 – 28th November 2012 and clarified 30th January 2013 – Added to the fund above. Awarded on 4th April 2013.

Community Linking Places Fund Tranche 2 – £15,000,000 – 28th November 2012 and clarified on 30th January 2013 – This is for cycle-rail integration and enhancing community cycling, list of projects is here, 7.5million to Sustrans, 7.5million to Cycle Rail Working Group (CRWG)

Cycle City Ambition Grants – £30,000,000 – 30th January 2013 – This is up for grabs by 2/3 cities in wave 1 or 2 of the City Deals projects – Deadline for applications 30th April 2013 – Awarded to winning cities on 12th August 2013 along with extra funding (see below).

Cycling in National Parks Grants – £12,000,000 – 30th January 2013 – This is up for grabs by National Parks – Deadline for applications 30th April 2013. Application form here.

Local Growth Fund (LSTF Provision) – £100,000,000 – announced 2nd July 2013 as part of Local Growth Fund

Cycle City Ambition Grants Topup – £47,235,000 – 12th August 2013 – This money was added to the Cycle City Ambition Grants projects above, taking the total to about £77m. Awarded to winning cities on 12th August 2013.

Cycling in National Parks Grants Topup – £4,800,000 – 12th August 2013 – This money was added to the Cycling in National Parks Grants at the same time the winning bids were announced on 12th August 2013.

Trunk Road Cycle Proofing – £20,000,000 – 12th August 2013 – £5m in 2013/14 and £15m in 2015/16. Announced at the same time as other funding. I need a link to the list of schemes.

Local Sustainable Transport Fund 2015 to 2016 – £78,500,000 – 23rd December 2013 – £5m in 2015/16, revenue only. Press release here. 11th July 2014 – £64,000,000 awarded, list of schemes is here

Local Sustainable Transport Fund Topup – £2,000,000 – 17th April 2014 – £2m in 9 transport bodies

Cycle City Ambition Grants Extension – £114,000,000 – 27th November 2014 – Funding at approx £10 per head for a three year period starting 2015/16.

5th June 2015 – Now cut by £23,000,000 bringing total down to £91,000,000

Strategic Road Network Cycle Proofing – £100,000,000 – 27th November 2014 – To be spent over 3 years from 2015/16.

Investment for cycling and tourism in Yorkshire – £500,000 – 17th February 2015 – £500,000 to be spent over 2 years, (2015/16 and 2016/17) on constructing a number of cycle circuits across the county.